Robotic prostheses have advanced greatly in the past decade, in terms of both cost and capability.
Thomas Edison may have invented the lightbulb, but he never received the Nobel Prize for it.
You can now control your smartphone with your voice. Thanks to tools like Apple Siri and Google Now, you can search the web, grab answers to simple questions, and update your online calendar, all without touching your screen.
Sufferers of psoriasis, an incurable skin disease that breaks out in scaly red plaques and also causes the skin to peel, will shortly get a new ally in the management of the condition.
If you're looking to tap into the versatility and portability of a full featured electronic drum set, you can probably expect to be left with a sizable hole in your savings.
High-performance electric motorbike manufacturer Zero Motorcycles has released its 2015 model lineup. Updates to its existing models include improved suspensions, braking systems and batteries. A new model, the FXP, is also being introduced Zero's fl
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While keeping batteries small and light is definitely a factor with electronic devices in general, it becomes particularly important when dealing with wearable electronics such as smart glasses.
Americans want guns without serial numbers. And apparently, they want to make them at home.
To keep its customers on the road as much as possible, Tesla has built an international network of Supercharger stations, which can charge the battery in the Model S halfway in just 20 minutes.
The solar-powered, high-altitude long endurance (HALE) UAV previously known as the Qinetiq Zephyr, which is now part of the Airbus High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) program and called the Airbus Zephyr, has continued its record-breaking ways in i
Meet Nixie, a wearable camera concept that flies off your wrist and turns into a remote-controlled quadcopter. It's the bizarre-yet-appealing wearable camera drone nobody asked for... and now I kind of want it.
In 2009, we had a look at the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) concept that promised patients suffering from kidney failure an alternative to conventional dialysis.
Having tasked technologists with challenges as diverse as Ted Talkin' artificial intelligence and bringing Star Trek's iconic tricorder to life, XPrize has now turned its attention to an equally ambitious task.
West African inventor Kodjo Afate Gnikou made a $100 3-D printer from leftover parts scavenged from old scanners, computers and printers.
Each light consists of one million tiny independent beams.
I'm in Somalia, interviewing an al-Qaeda Shabab commander on a stretch of the malarial Jubba River.
The Pax Instruments T400 is a simple, accurate, inexpensive, open source, four-channel temperature datalogger.
The secretive private spaceflight company Blue Origin and the launch provider United Launch Alliance announced Wednesday (Sept. 17) that they're teaming up on a new rocket engine venture.
Researchers working at the University of Missouri (MU) claim to have produced a prototype of a nuclear-powered, water-based battery that is said to be both longer-lasting and more efficient than current battery technologies...
Suppose you were a first responder, who got called out to investigate a suspicious substance found in a public place.
Nowhere To Hide As Minority Report-Style Facial Recognition Technology Spreads Across America.
High energy laser (HEL) systems have been the subject of military research for decades, but it is only in recent years that the technology has advanced to the point where it is feasible for such systems to be mounted on military ground vehicles and s
Hardware has always lagged behind software in the open source movement. But one website is beginning to change that.
If you suffer from sporadic and non-committal bouts of severe paranoia about the NSA, you can stop putting your phone in the freezer.
Multi-touch hardware and software company Ideum is exploring a potential future for the workplace in which traditional desks give way to projected capacitive touch (PCT) tables that you use with both hand gestures and tangible objects. The project is
Back in February, we heard about a prototype Schwalbe mountain bike tire system that used a dual-chamber setup to both increase traction and minimize flats.
Virtual reality is well on its way, and leading the charge is Oculus.
Developers of artificial micro-humans, or 'mini GM humans,' are hoping to release their technology on the market by 2017.